Leendert J. VanDerGrift

Male - 1725


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  • Name  Leendert J. VanDerGrift 
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  19 Dec 1655  Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Died  10 Feb 1724/25  Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Leendert (Leonard) VAN DE GRIFT, baptised December 19, 1655, died in Bensalem, Bucks county, 1725; married, November 20, 1678 Styntje ELISWORTH. He, with his three brothers and two brothers-in-law, purchased land in Bensalem in 1697 of Joesph GROWDEN, Leonard's purchase being two tracts of 135 and 106 acres respectively. He subsequently purchased seventy-four acres of his brother Fredrick. He and his wife were received at Bensalem church in 1710, and he was appointed junior elder. On December 30, 1715, he was commissioned a justice of the peace. Letters of administration were granted on his estate February 18, 1725, to his eldest son Abraham, known as "Abraham Vandergrift, by the River." [3]
    Person ID  I38295  Bryant
    Last Modified  25 Nov 2006 

    Father  Jacob Leendertsen VanDerGrift,   b. Abt 1611, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1697, Newtown, Queens Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rebecca Lubberts Fredrickse,   b. 15 Aug 1628, Breuckelen, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Banns  19 Jul 1648  New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F2785  Group Sheet

    Family  Styntje Ellsworth,   b. 11 Feb 1656/57, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1721, Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Nov 1678  Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Christina was the daughter of Theophilus Elsworth. They removed to Bensalem, Bucks Co., PA. HAd children Jacob, Christoffel, Rebecca, Abraham, Anneken, Elizabeth, Anntje.
    Family ID  F2804  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 19 Dec 1655 - Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1678 - Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Feb 1724/25 - Bensalem, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Jordan, Gen. Northern Penn., Jordan, John W., (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1913), p.1379.

    2. [S328] Corson Families in America, Corson, Orville, (Author, Middletown, Ohio, 1939), 2:41.

    3. [S330] History of Bucks County, PA, Davis, William W. H., A.M., (The Lewis Publishing Company, New York-Chicago, 1905), pp. 31-33.


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